Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness month and a good time to get an eye exam, show support for those suffering from this condition and learn more about it.  Glaucoma is a group of eye diseases that can cause vision loss and blindness by damaging a nerve in the back of your...
Hearing Loss – Diagnosis and Treatment

Hearing Loss – Diagnosis and Treatment

|  Print This Post There are many tests to help diagnose hearing loss, including: Physical exam. Your doctor will look in your ear for possible causes of your hearing loss, such as earwax or inflammation from an infection. Your doctor will also look for any...
The Highs & Lows of Hearing Loss

The Highs & Lows of Hearing Loss

|  Print This Post Caring for someone with hearing loss can be a challenging and scary venture into the unknown. A caregiver worries about the safety of their loved one no matter what, but knowing the way they live in the world is compromised can put anyone on...
Are you caring for someone with a hearing problem?

Are you caring for someone with a hearing problem?

Do you find the need to repeat yourself more often to the person or loved one you are caring for? Does your talking level closely resemble your yelling level just so your loved one can hear you? Are you speaking so slowly that you end up losing your train of thought?...